Implementing meaningful sexual harassment training will not only reduce harm in the workplace, it may also limit liability and protect against reputational damage should misconduct occur, Toronto human rights and employment lawyer Bay Ryley tells AdvocateDaily.com. “If there’s a demonstrated failure to take appropriate action against sexual harassment in the workplace, it can affect the bottom line,”
News that the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) saw a sharp increase in complaints in the wake of the #MeToo movement highlights that lawyers are also grappling with sexual harassment in the workplace, says Toronto human rights and employment lawyer Bay Ryley. An LSO report says a number of contacts increased noticeably beginning in the fall of 2017 as the #MeToo
With history tackling misconduct at Queen’s, Bay Ryley’s efforts now include digital resources. For Bay Ryley, ArtSci ’93, MA ’96, a safe workplace can start online. She’s developed online training which addresses sexual harassment in a professional environment. The initiative, Ryley Learning, can be used to educate employees on how to prevent, identify, and
Are you searching for a cost-effective, simple and engaging learning opportunity that will educate employees on sexual harassment in the workplace? With the exponential rise in the number of sexual harassment allegations making headlines across North America, educating employees to create a safe and healthier workplace has never been more important for companies and
Employee education is a key part of any business; whether it’s for professional development, improving workplace culture or corporate training. The challenge, however, is finding the time to coordinate a conference or training course, which comes with costs beyond the price of the course itself. Employee commitment and retention can also prevent training success.